the Finnish striker Patrik Laine and Winnipeg Jets season in the NHL ended this weekend, when the St. Louis Blues were in the playoffs in the first round to better match voitoin 4-2.
the Jets have a Monday news conference, where several players are summed through the media front. the Patrik Laine confirmed on Monday night the journal news that the Finnish player was slightly injured and the source in may in Slovakia to play in the world cup.
I'm not going to the races, Laine said succinctly to reporters on Monday in Winnipeg.
Laine says he played with an aching back, in addition to which his nivusen their was a small injury in the playoffs.
the Finnish comments on the basis of back problems is two to injury significantly viheliäämpi. Laine said that his back has been bothering some places even a couple of years.
– Last year in the playoffs I don't really skating because I couldn't. Now a little bit the same to start this year. But it's not an excuse - I was able to play and a very. When I didn't play very well, the back wasn't an excuse for it, Laine said.
the Jets press conference in addition, the Danish striker Nikolaj Ehlers said he played the sixth match of the fracture. Ehlers injured in the fifth playoff match at the end.the Atmosphere was largely serious. ZUMAWIRE/mvphotos contract negotiations
Laine said, struggling back with her throughout the season.
I worked my back with already a couple of years, but I feel that it (the discomfort) always comes back. Attempt to service it, and summer is long. I hope it is restored well, and not sore the next season.
for the Summer in tampere, finland and has clear plans. In front are the rehabilitation, but also contract negotiations.
Laine has played in the NHL for three seasons, that rookie contract will come to an end. The next contract will be significantly more lucrative than.
– Now I want to forget about everything hockey related. I don't have a contract now, but next season is a long time. I don't worry about the contract now, but I forget the puck and focus on everything else.
Laine refine your summer relaxation plans until the next sitting Ehlers from rap to Finnish.
– Go home, relax, play golf and hang out with friends. I do things that normal 20-year-old guy would do, Laine said.
I'm 21, Ehlers pointed out calmly, and made the reporters laugh.
Laine have 21 years on Friday.
Or so 21. Thank you Nik - I totally forgot, Laine replied ironically and laughing.
Laine also summed so far, 237 of the regular season and 23 playoff matches lasting NHL career as a whole.
I've done things that only a handful of players in NHL history have been able to. Can I be proud of myself. I've been a better player every year. This year, when the season ended, I think I was a better player than a year ago. I focus on that, and not just statistics. Goals and points last season was better, but I think that was this season a better player.